Elisabeth Nichols Clay

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Elisabeth Nichols Clay

July 14, 1925 - August 07, 2018

Elisabeth Nichols Clay Danvers - Elisabeth “Betty” (Nichols) Clay, 93, beloved wife of Earl W. Clay, died peacefully on August 7, 2018, at home following a long illness surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Danvers, the daughter of the late Andrew and Bernice (Hainer) Nichols, she spent her entire life in Danvers and graduated from Holten High, Class of 1942.
She worked as a Medical Technologist at Danvers State Hospital for over 35 years.
She was an active member of the General Israel Putnam Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and enjoyed fishing, boating and many other activities of the coastal ‘salt life’.
She leaves behind her high school sweetheart Earl W. Clay with whom she enjoyed 71 years of marriage. She also leaves behind a son Paul and his wife Jenny of Knoxville, Tenn. and their three children, David, Allison and Meredith; a son John and his wife Cheryl of Danvers and their three children Melissa Rodolosi and husband John of Gloucester; Krista Murray and husband Scott of Danvers; John and his fiancé Heather Aikey of Danvers. In addition, she leaves five great-grandchildren, Kate, Tessa, Rowan, Elizabeth, and Cora. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at Care Dimensions for their thoughtful and caring service.
At the request of the family, her services will be held privately. Memorial contributions may be made to the General Israel Putnam chapter of the DAR, 171 Holten Street, Danvers, MA 01923 or Care Dimensions 75 Sylvan St. Suite B102 Danvers MA 01923 or online at www.caredimensions.org. Arrangements are by C.R. Lyons & Sons Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. www.LyonsFuneral.com.
Published on August 9, 2018
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